The Doctoral Journey - Your Ten-Step Guide to Graduation*

Key to terms and abbreviations: 
  • GS – Graduate School, 204 Student Services Bldg., (970) 491-6817
  • SOE – School of Education, 209 Education Bldg., (970) 491-6317
  • SOE GPO – School of Education Graduate Programs Office, 209 Education Bldg., (970) 491-1963

 

Doctoral Specializations
 
  • CUL - College and University Leadership
  • CCL - Community College Leadership
  • ELRC - Educational Leadership, Renewal and Change
  • IDS - Interdisciplinary Studies
  • OLPC - Organizational Learning, Performance and Change
  • RM - Research Methodology
  • SLZ - School Leadership
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    Steps in the Doctoral Journey
     
    Step 1.         Admission
     
    Step 2.         Enrollment/Registration
     
    Step 3.         Committee and Program of Study
     
    Step 4.         Continue Coursework
     
    Step 5.         Moving to Candidate Status
     
    Step 6.         Dissertation Proposal Meeting
     
    Step 7.         Work on Dissertation
     
    Step 8.         Application for Graduation
     
    Step 9.         Dissertation Defense
     
    Step 10.       Graduation Requirements
     
     
     

    * 10 steps are assistive guidelines.  Completion of all steps does not guarantee graduation or degree.

    * Sufficient time should be allotted for all forms requiring signatures.

    Fall 2013 Version